BioLogiQ Launches Three New BioPolymers

In Idaho, BioLogiQ, Inc., a bioplastic resin manufacturing company specializing in environmentally friendly plastic products made from renewable resources, is launching three new grades...

More natural breasts – Biomaterial breast implants could replace silicone ones

In Ireland, Dr Niamh O’Halloran of NUI Galway is using biomaterials to offer natural implants to women who have undergone a mastectomy. The usual...

Bolt Threads uses Ecovative mushroom technology for new Mylo leather

In California, Bolt Threads is going beyond spider silk and introduced a new animal-free leather, called Mylo, made from mycelium, the roots of a...

Kraig Biocraft Labs to commercialize its spider silk

In Michigan, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories is preparing for commercialization of its engineered spider silk. By designing a high-performance fiber, Kraig Biocraft’s objective is to...

Clairy launches biobased natural air purifier on Kickstarter

In California, Clairy introduced their latest technological advancement in air purification: NATEDE, on Kickstarter. The name NATEDE comes from Clairy’s unique and proprietary product...

Flax bottles make getting boozy a little greener

In France, SAS Green Gen Technologies is looking to improve the environmental footprint of libations by developing flax-based wine and beer bottles. “As brands seek...

Prototype shoe features chicken feathers and mushrooms

In Delaware, two students have designed a biodegradable shoe made from mushrooms, chicken feathers, and textile waste. The two University of Delaware students presented the...

Teen science phenom develops agar-based plastic

In Canada, Prince Edward Island student Jessie Colussi-Kenny has developed bioplastic films made from agar. The bioplastic was developed with mentor Dr. Marya Ahmed of...

UK’s Vegware sees start of composting revolution

In the United Kingdom, Vegware founder Joe Frankel tells The Scotsman the disposable food service packaging market is on the edge of a revolution...

Watch out Spider Man – Spidey Tek and USU Unite on Real Spider Silk

In California, Spidey Tek LLC and Utah State University signed a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement for the mass production of spider silk proteins and...

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